South Louisville Office 5135 Dixie Highway #14 Louisville, KY 40216 (502) 933-2050
About LOIS BRATCHER"Everything she touches turns to SOLD!"
My personal philosophy has always been, "If it's worth having, it's worth working hard for!" This is the secret to my success! This is why I continue to offer my customers the #1 SERVICE they deserve.
Over the past 31 years I have dedicated full time service to my customers and assisted over 2920 families in buying or selling their home.
The secret to a great real estate agent is one who puts the "Customer First!" Doing what's best for my customer is my First Priority!
My 31 years of experience and knowledge gained from working with the first-time home buyer to the savviest seller, has been most beneficial to myself, and to my customers.
"I am an experienced agent with extensive knowledge of mortgage financing. I will assist you in obtaining your mortgage and help prepare you for today's market, whether you are buying or selling."
You can count on me to be HONEST and tell you, not what you want to hear, but what you need to know, in order to be a successful buyer, and the seller who actually gets their home SOLD!
When choosing me as your REALTOR, I will help "DRESS your house for Success"!
I promise to share all my best SECRETS and EXPERTISE with you.
Just as the Real Estate market is ever changing, so are the needs of Buyers and Sellers. I take pride in my ability to UNDERSTAND and LISTEN to your needs, handle them with Confidence, Integrity and Professionalism! No matter what the situation may be.
Beyond the Closing, I will be there to share decorating/repair tips, offer discounts for paint & carpet, recommend affordable and reputable contractors, as I earn the privilege to be your "Realtor for Life"!
CREDENTIALS: Greater Louisville Association of Realtors since 1989 (GLAR) e- Kentucky Association of Realtor (KAR) License #186212
Apprentice Auctioneer Certified Negotiation Specialist Certified New Home Construction Certified Buyer and e-Marketing Specialist
Expertise BUYER CONSULTANT: As a Certified Buyer Specialist, I will take time to listen to your wants and needs and respect your comfort level of affordability. I will help find and locate the home you desire and guide you through the buying process, advising you every step of the way.
SELLER CONSULTANT: People sell their homes for many different reasons (Up Scaling, Downsizing, Divorce, Financial Distress, Death, etc) and I take a lot of pride in helping them make the "right decision" that is BEST for them. It may not be the right time emotionally or financially to sell. My goal is to build relationships that last a lifetime. If the time is right, I'm ready to put my expertise to work and get your home SOLD for the Best Price and Shortest time possible.
DRESSING YOUR HOUSE FOR SUCCESS: After working with thousands of buyers and sellers, I know what it takes to prepare your home and guide you as "stage" your house to show BEST, while working within the means of your household, as it relates to "comfort" and "affordability".
MARKETING: Every home has a story to tell and it is my job to highlight all the positive features and entice the buyer to want to see your home. Before they step inside I create a sense of excitement and a desire for your home to be "the one" the buyer has been looking for.
PRICING: My goal is to SELL your house, not to list it. I will provide you with the best comparable sales within the past 12 months, a current list of competing properties and history; and together based on factual information determine what your home is worth in today's market. I will not tell you what you want to hear just to get "a listing". I will be honest and professional so that your home will be "SOLD!"
MORTGAGE FINANCING: Whether it is your first home or 3rd home, everyone is interested in finding a reputable lender, the best interest rates, low closing costs, reasonable processing time and the best program to fit their needs. I will assist and help guide you so that you have a smooth and satisfied buying experience. For first-time buyers I help prepare a budget so that they are comfortable with the new mortgage payment and have a true sense of related expenses (utilities) to best prepare for home ownership.
NEGOTIATION: As a Certified Negotiation Specialist I will assist you in negotiation situations that result in an agreed upon purchase price that is fair for both parties. Put my experience and finesse to the test! You won't be disappointed!
PROBLEM SOLVING: The true test of a "Great Realtor" is how they handle problems when they arise, and yes, every transaction has its own share of problems, from the home inspection to the day of closing, and sometimes beyond! Some of which you never know about because "your agent" was able to handle it. I am very confident that if there is a problem and it has a way to be solved - I can creatively solve it and find a way to make it work. PROBLEM SOLVED!
COMMUNICATION: The key to great customer relationships is of course "COMMUNICATION". The first test is this "Profile Page". I challenge you to find another Realtor in my market place that has shared as much information as I, and if you had to make a decision today on who you may want to be YOUR REALTOR, who would you choose? I hope the answer is LOIS BRATCHER!
CONCIERGE SERVICES: One of the benefits of being in this business is getting to know people. I have learned from my own experience and from others, who to call when you need an electrician, plumber, carpenter, etc. Or, where to purchase carpet/paint and get a discount. Also, who offers the best services and deals. As your Realtor, I will share with you all my knowledge even long after the deal is closed! This is my personal pledge of continued service to you!
#1 AGENT CLOSED UNITS 2016/2019
#2 AGENT CLOSED UNITS 2017/2018
#2 AGENT - 2016/2017/2018 - Coldwell Banker McMahan Co
#3 AGENT - 2015 - Coldwell Banker McMahan Co
#1 AGENT IN MY OFFICE LAST 32 YEARS!
Voted ROOKIE OF THE YEAR 1987
#3 AGENT Units Sold World-Wide (US, Canada and internationally) for Coldwell Banker 1995
AWARDED TOP TEN AGENT in the state of Kentucky and Gold Plus Awards
Coldwell Banker's PRESIDENT ELITE Award - Top 1% Internationally
Coldwell Banker's President's Circle Awards - Top 2% Internationally
#1 AGENT for Listings Taken, Listings Sold, Buyer Controlled Sales, and most GCI for Coldwell Banker in Louisville for over 25 years.
Voted BEST Mom, Grandma, Sister, Daughter and Wife by my living family, which means more to me than any professional award!
None of the above listed awards are possible without my customers, friends and family who support me year after year and rank #1 in my life! You are appreciated and "I thank you!"
What my clients are saying (10)
05/12/2020 - rlcahil
Lois was so great and sold our house quickly. She was helpful with any questions we had and knew pricing for the area and was able to help work with us to get contractors lined up for work that needed to be done on the house. She also walked our property and gave us tips to having a good showing and a lot of small insights and personal touches she suggests to really show off our house and get it sold quickly. She was helpful through the whole process and is quick to return your call when you call, text or leave a message. We really appreciated everything she did for us and would recommend her to anyone that asks about a realtor to go to.
03/01/2017 - kated0302
Lois is AMAZING. She has been by our side for the past year (or more) guiding us on what we needed to do to get our scores where they needed to be for pre-approval. It's been quite the journey and Lois NEVER gave up on us!!! She is THE BEST
08/10/2016 - hagan sue
Lois Bratcher is the \u201CREAL DEAL\u201D Realtor! I live out of town and she listed my rental property in Louisville, KY after another Real Estate Company in Louisville dropped the ball at every pass… Once Lois took over my house, she made recommendations on how to stage the house appropriately, and once listed, we had a contract within two hours! She worked with the buyer’s realtor and loan company throughout the process to make sure we were on track to close in the shortest amount of time! I was so impressed with her work ethic, knowledge/intelligence, and true people skills! She actually answers her phone!! I can’t say enough about my experience working with Lois and would highly recommend her if you are in the market either as a buyer or seller! If I ever purchase in Louisville, I will be making a call to her!! Period! The bottom line… I wouldn’t want anyone else to handle my real estate business in Louisville,KY! Thank you Lois for not only doing your job so well, but for making my busy life as a business owner in another state so much easier and stress-free! You are amazing! Sue
07/05/2016 - zuser20160404161720910
She took care of every detail of the process.., her knowledge of the business is unreal....always returned calls immediately, very pleasant to deal with
11/23/2015 - imhotep2667
Lois did a fantastic job, very professional and knowledgeable. She was on top of everything and helped make the purchase go very smoothly. We had to deal with new loan procedures and Lois was able to navigate around and prepare for any obstacle.
06/06/2015 - cullenharris11
We both bought and sold a home through Lois (the same home in 14 months).
Lois as an agent when purchasing: We were first time home buyers who were 400 miles from our hometown. She was extremely patient and helpful in our search. She had great insight to different neighborhoods and amenities in each area. She helped us find our first home and was extremely helpful throughout the whole home buying process. Lois will pick up your phone call any time and is truly there for you as a buyer.
Lois as an agent when selling: We were trying to sell our home in Louisville while we were living 400 miles away. She helped us get top dollar for our home and went above and beyond the call of duty in all areas. We closed on our home 2 months after listing with Lois.
If you're a buyer or a seller, Lois is the person who you want in your corner.
08/27/2013 - phuocloc72
Mrs Lois , on 7.15.2013 i found the house online , and call miss lois. she come to my shop right the way . and everything don 08.23.2013 . Miss Lois good . thanks everything you help me .
01/01/2013 - user6849028
My husband and I were looking to purchase our first house together and to put it nicely, we are very hard to please. Lois went above and beyond to help us find the perfect home for us. We spent 3 weekends driving from house to house to house. She never lost patience with us. She was honest, and I mean she truly was looking out for our best interest. She helped guide us and advise us and ended up saving us about $5,000 by coaching us through the bidding process. My father-in-law was so impressed when she told us that a house we were looking at simply wasn't worth the asking price. We plan on selling our current house very soon and Lois will be our realtor. After dealing with 3 other realtors who just didn't have the time to help us out, Lois will be the only realtor we will EVER use! Kristina A.
08/24/2012 - user6089379
bottom line is she took good care of me when she saw i was serious about my first home for the money i had she went through extremes to get me the house i needed i like my new home very much im grateful that lois took me to the right home that i needed shes a good realator and i feel shes a friend i would recomend my friends who ever is looking for a home to lois bratcher yours truly alton johnson
08/22/2012 - user276366
I met Lois Bratcher in 1993 when I was selling one house and buying another. Lois was an excellent Realtor then. I never forgot her exceptionally high level of business savviness when I decided to buy another house in 2012. Once I decided I needed a Realtor, there was never a question as to who I would call. The old saying is 'if it's not broke, don't fix it'. In addition to finding a Realtor, I found a friend that I could count on...